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CILEx welcomes new Secretaries of State Truss and Greening
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives has contacted the Justice Secretary Liz Truss to welcome her appointment and offer all possible support in her new role. CILEx has also extended a warm welcome to the new Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening.
Joint CLAF working group established
The Bar Council, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and the Law Society of England and Wales have joined forces to set up a Joint Working Group to examine the viability of a Contingent Legal Aid Fund (CLAF) and make recommendations by the end of the year.
Post 16 Skills Plan ‘bold and exciting’
Skills minister Nick Boles has today published the Government’s Post-16 Skills Plan along with the report of Lord Sainsbury’s independent panel on technical and professional education.
The plan will establish 15 streamlined routes for learners to choose from, including a ‘Legal, Finance and Accounting’ route.
CILEx encourages collaborative working on future of McKenzie Friends
CILEx has supported proposals that would prevent uninsured and unregulated persons from charging the public for representing them in court, but has expressed openness to adopting shared approaches to education and training with other organisations.
CILEx wins MemCom social mobility award
CILEx scooped the award for 'Best Social mobility initiative by a professional body' in the 2016 MemCom Membership Awards held at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London on 19 May.
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